Jul 14

Top Spas of 2018: Four Seasons Kyoto

Top Spas of 2018: Four Seasons Kyoto

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Being part of an imperial city is an expectation challenge for any hotel and Four Seasons Spa delivers serenity and dignity on every level. With all of the gardens and palaces to sightsee, the spa is a special place for relaxation after lots of walking. Continue reading

Jul 11

Top Spas of 2018: The Peninsula Bangkok

Top Spas of 2018: The Peninsula Bangkok

A relaxed urban retreat, set along on of the busiest waterways in the world, no two worlds could be further apart and yet right next to each other. The Peninsula Bangkok is one of the city’s landmarks of luxury and the relaxing hotel spa is one of the heights of Thai wellness experiences. Continue reading

Jul 08

Top Spas of 2018: Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal

ESPA at the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi

Top Spas of 2018: Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal

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What is immediately a wonderful impression of this spa is that it occupies its own grand space in the larger Venetian Village built with the theme of Grand Canal that surrounds the entire hotel. Some might consider it a small hassle to have to walk outside the hotel building proper to access the spa, but this oasis of calm and tranquility is intentionally constructed to be an ornate labyrinth of indulgence. Continue reading

Jul 04

Best Spas of 2018: The Raffles Istanbul

Best Spas of 2018: The Raffles Istanbul

 

The Raffles Spa in Istanbul is one of our favorites on the list so far and we have returned to the hotel many times because of the beauty of its Spa.  In a city of Ottoman glory often expressed by powerful opulence and palatial adornment, the Raffles Spa brings the beauty of this distinctive culture into the modern age. Continue reading